Day: November 8, 2012

News

Conrad Black is Out of Jail and Angry

Conrad Black, convicted of fraud and just recently released from jail, has come out of the gates swinging at everything from the U.S. legal system (which he compares to North Korea’s) to Rupert Murdoch, aging chief of the News Corp. media empire. [The Global Mail]

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Music

Lulu GainsbourgFresh News From The Stars

A nice instrumental track from French musician Lulu Gainsbourg. Click here to preview this song in iTunes.   Click here to see previous Demagaga Singles of the Day.

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Are the Saudis Destroying Islam’s Heritage in Mecca? Recent Construction in the Muslim Holy City Stirs Controversy

Recent construction in the Muslim holy city of Mecca has drawn criticism from many corners, but none as strident as those religious and historical scholars who see the recent modern hotels and skyscrapers in Mecca as an affront to the traditional place of Islam’s most sacred city. It is not only the perceived desecration of […]

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HSBC Bank Implicated in Drug Money Laundering Scheme

Already under fire for previous allegations of money laundering for terrorist and drug trafficking organizations, a new scandal has emerged for beleaguered HSBC Bank, a firm founded long ago by British opium merchants during the British imperial era in Hong Kong. [Global Research]

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Says Pussy Riot Should Not Be In Jail

In a direct contradiction to Russian President Vladmir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the jailed punk band Pussy Riot should be freed. The members of Pussy Riot,┬áNadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, were sentenced to two years in jail by a Russian court for subversion and ‘hooliganism’ motivated by religious hatred. The case focused […]

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